Yorkshire Regional Seminar - Change of date

Due to the General Election, the Yorkshire & Humber regional seminar has been postponed from 9th Dec to Wed 15th January at North Yorkshire County Council.  Invitations to follow!

Footpaths access post-Brexit

A number of local and national papers reported that the walking charity, Ramblers, has urged that farmers to use their taxpayer subsidies to maintain footpaths on their land after Brexit.

Under current law farmers have a duty to maintain paths on their land but seven in 10 people say they have encountered problems on walks in the countryside.

The charity also added that farmers should be rewarded for adding new public-use paths.

Full articles:

→ SHROPSHIRE STAR - Pay farmers for maintaining and improving public footpaths, walkers urge
→ THE NORTHERN ECHO - Pay farmers for maintaining and improving public footpaths, says ramblers

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